Assistant Superintendent William T. Sternberg, Ed.D. has been with Licking Heights Local Schools since Aug., 2016. A former state level administrator, elementary principal and special education teacher, Dr. Sternberg possesses the qualities and character necessary to form strong relationships, identify systems approaches for efficiency, and relate to our community at large.
Dr. Sternberg came to Licking Heights from the
Ohio Department of Education where he served as the project director for a
federal grant program. In this role, Dr. Sternberg oversaw 23 Ohio school
districts and worked directly with superintendents, principals, teachers and
community members in their efforts to enhance educational outcomes. Traveling
both throughout Ohio and nationally, Dr. Sternberg presented at conferences
focused on professional development for educators, often concentrating on the
alignment of multiple initiatives in an effort to make material more
understandable, thus ensuring positive implementation. Prior to this role, Dr.
Sternberg served as an elementary principal for Dublin City Schools, Groveport
Madison Schools, and Bloom Carroll Local Schools. He began his career as a
special education teacher working with students with behavioral handicaps and
learning disabilities in Toledo Public Schools.
The Ohio State University awarded Dr. Sternberg
his Educational Doctorate in 2016, majoring in Educational Administration; his
research centered on the perceived authenticity of feedback as it relates to
change in instruction. Dr. Sternberg currently holds educational licenses as superintendent,
assistant superintendent, elementary principal and special education interventionist.
Prior to moving to the Columbus area, Dr. Sternberg earned both his
undergraduate and graduate degrees from Bowling Green State University, as well
as his superintendent license from Ashland University. Updated: 1/29/2018
Dr. Sternberg has three children, Tyler, Noah and Addison and has lived in central Ohio for 16 years.